March 13, 1936 - September 20, 2015
Grace Reynolds Cohen Born in Calcutta, India in 1936 where her mother was a missionary from the United States and her father was British. Her family traveled to the United States in 1942 during World War II and settled in Hartford, CT. Grace attended Bulkley High School and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut in 1957 with a Nursing Degree and returned to college in 1985 to pursue a Masters in School Administrations, again graduating Magna Cum Laude, from Central Connecticut State University. She married Frank Cohen on October 10, 1959. She is survived by her loving children Lorri (Jeff) Hahn, David (Mary DiGiacomo) Cohen, and grandchildren Angelina, William, and Nicholas. Also survived by lifelong friend Antoinette Flattery. Predeceased in death by husband Frank, parents Raymond and Grace Boll, brother Raymond Boll, sister-in-law Peggy Boll, sister-in-law Elaine Slopak, brother-in-law Leo Slopak, and in-laws Benjamin and Lillian Cohen. Grace was a school nurse for 24 years at Ruth Chaffee Elementary School in Newington, CT. Years later former students would see her in town and introduce their own children to her remembering the care she took with them when they would visit her health room. She was a loyal fan of the Boston Red Sox throughout her life experiencing their heartbreak and finally the joy of winning three World Series. She was also an avid fan of the UConn Huskies Women and Men’s basketball teams. All who knew her will remember her passion and deep understanding for the sports she followed. A strong, intelligent and independent woman, Grace was devoted to her family and friends. Services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home. Calling Hours will be from 12pm to 1pm on Thursday, September 24th followed by a service at 1pm. Donations may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.
Grace Reynolds Cohen Born in Calcutta, India in 1936 where her mother was a missionary from the United States and her father was British. Her family traveled to the United States in 1942 during World War II and settled in Hartford, CT. Grace... View Obituary & Service Information
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